Lentil Salad with Sweet Peppers is a healthy salad tossed with a deliciously tangy lemon vinaigrette. These lentils are gently cooked and combined with chopped colorful peppers and red onion to make a very light, colorful, and flavorful side dish to serve anytime! It’s vegan, gluten-free, and high in protein!
The other day, our mom made this lentil salad and decided to serve it as a light meal for lunch. It was very light, fresh-tasting, and delicious!
Lentils have a wonderful earthy flavor to them and can be added to soups and salads all year long.
To our surprise, a lentil salad like this one is loaded with vitamins, folate, iron, and fiber too! If you ask me, I feel lentils are underrated as legumes and we should be eating more lentils these days.
The best part, this lentil salad is very versatile and very easy to make. They’re cooked in a short amount of time, and you can toss them with just about anything your heart desires.
The sweet colorful peppers are easily chopped into tiny pieces along with red onion to give this salad some texture, color, and flavor.
We love lentils in soups but never imagined having them in a salad, until now. Making a lentil salad like this one is refreshingly different!
Lentil Salad with Sweet Peppers can be served alone or served as a side to compliment an entree like chicken or fish and you’ll have a terrific meal! Great to pack and take with you to work for lunch too. Try this lentil salad!
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Anna and Liz